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Updated:   July 31, 2018 02:51 PM

 

Firewise

In Thurston County, Wildland fire is the most frequently occurring hazard, seeing an average of 70 wildland fires per year.  While most are handled by local fire departments, the potential is there for them to turn into much larger incidents.  The good news is, unlike floods, hurricanes or earthquakes, there are simple and often inexpensive ways to make homes safer from wildfire

Firewise is a program that promotes defensible space, ignition-resistant construction and vegetation management to reduce flammable fuels around buildings.  It also promotes fire resistive construction

Click here to learn more about preparing your home for wildfires.

Firewise USA is a program empowers neighbors to work together in reducing their wildfire risk.  For more information on becoming a Firewise USA Community, click here.


Contact Sonya Kroese at 360-867-2817 or email kroeses@co.thurston.wa.us for more information.